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[Colorado] VIDEO: Aurora Girl Scouts propose new smoking law for the city

An Aurora Girl Scout troop is proposing a law for the city -- prohibiting smoking in cars with minors ages 18 and under inside. Girl Scout Troop No. 60789 proposes that it comes with a $150 fine that would be raised by $50 for each offense, and a minimu
KXRM Fox 21 / KXTU CW 57
added Jan 17, 2018 09:09
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Alternative tobacco use by adolescents associated with greater odds of future cigarette smoking

The study analyzed data from a nationally-representative sample of more than 10,000 adolescents, ages 12 to 17. It is the largest study to date to estimate the impact between alternative tobacco use and the subsequent start of conventional cigarette smok
News-Medical.net
added Jan 16, 2018 15:47
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[Idaho] BIRR: Tobacco 21 Advocates Are Pushing The Debunked ‘Gateway’ Vaping Narrative

Officials are using alarmist tactics, pushing misinformation on the effects of vaping, in order to secure a tobacco purchasing age hike in Idaho, that will also apply to all vapor products. Proponents of the Tobacco 21 agenda in Idaho make the unsubstant
Libertarian Republic
added Jan 16, 2018 15:47
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[New York] Editorial: Erie County should ban smoking in cars

it would surely be too difficult to cite every driver smoking with a child inside the vehicle. But Erie County should adopt this legislation, anyway. It will send the right message about a pernicious habit that risks the health of the helpless.
Buffalo (NY) News
added Jan 16, 2018 15:26
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FAUSTMAN: Local View: Raise Nebraska's cigarette tax

Don’t believe the industry’s lies about their products or the impact these proven public health policies will have. These corrective statements show they’re certainly not an industry with a history of telling Americans the truth. The research shows: incr
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Jan 16, 2018 15:04
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[New Hampshire] WATTERS: Raising the smoking age to 21: A breath of fresh air for N.H.

As a senator, I have worked relentlessly to improve the health of New Hampshire children and youth. It is time for lawmakers to stand up for our youth and allow them to flourish in the Granite State by being free of addiction. SB 545 is a smart and prove
Portsmouth (NH) Herald
added Jan 16, 2018 14:43
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Editorial: Kansas court must address Topeka tobacco measure

Her intentions, and those of council members who supported the ordinance, were well-founded. The best move, though, is for state lawmakers to consider such a resolution so the age restriction would be imposed statewide. That could include debate over th
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Jan 16, 2018 03:28
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[Australia] Aussie school kids drinking, smoking less

School-aged Aussie kids are drinking less alcohol and smoking less tobacco and cannabis, a new study shows. Better parental attitudes about the dangers have been linked to the trend, identified by an analysis of more than 40,000 student surveys complete
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jan 15, 2018 23:46
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[Texas] VIDEO: Mixed reactions to San Antonio's ordinance to raise tobacco purchasing age

San Antonio's city council approved the ordinance on Thursday, which some have said could set an example for cities like Austin. "We're definitely going to lose money [if something like that were passed in Austin] because that's a portion of the populat
KVUE (Austin, TX)
added Jan 15, 2018 23:18
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This Texas city just became the first to raise the age for buying tobacco to 21

The legal age for purchasing tobacco products just went up in one of the biggest cities in Texas. San Antonio became the first city in the state to raise the legal age to buy tobacco products when its city council voted 9-2 Wednesday to change the legal
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Jan 15, 2018 23:15
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